SELMA, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man was shot in the lower torso Friday night near an elementary school in Selma, police say.
Authorities say they responded to the area of Fig Street and Mitchell Avenue near Eric White Elementary School at 9:19 p.m. for a call of shots being fired.
When authorities arrived they say they found a 27-year-old man from Parlier, with a gunshot wound in his lower torso.
The victim told authorities he was walking down Berry Street when a black SUV with four occupants inside pulled up next to him. Two out of the four occupants in the vehicle got off the car and attempted to strike him with an object, while also pointing a firearm in his face, according to authorities.
Authorities say one of the suspects discharged a single shot, striking the victim in his buttocks. The victim was transported to Community Regional Medical Center and is in stable condition.
Anyone in the community that has information regarding this shooting investigation is encouraged to call Selma Police Department Detective Sergeant Tim Cannon at 559-891-2283 or he can be contacted at his email which is TimothyC@cityofselma.com.